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Gov. Herbert Calls Special Session For Tax Reform Legislation

Dec 10, 2019, 5:27 PM | Updated: 5:40 pm
FILE - The Capitol in Salt Lake City (Silas Walker, Deseret News)...
FILE - The Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City (Silas Walker/Deseret News)
(Silas Walker/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Gov. Gary Herbert has called lawmakers to a special session of the Utah State Legislature to consider a $160 million reform to the state’s tax system.

The session will take place on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 5 p.m.

Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force members voted 6-3 in favor of the tax reform proposal Monday night.

Lawmakers said the plan would give Utahns a net tax cut of $160 million by reducing the state income tax rate for individuals and corporations from 4.95% to 4.66%.

This is a developing story. It will be updated if new information becomes available.

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Gov. Herbert Calls Special Session For Tax Reform Legislation